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Employee Benefit Trust Fund


This page provides relevant information concerning the establishment of an employee benefit trust and the accounting associated with the trust.

For districts using Fund 73 Pension and Other Employee Benefit Trust Fund, send new actuary studies to Districts not using Fund 73 are not required to submit the actuary studies to DPI but do need to have them available for their auditors per the GASB requirement.

Note to School Districts/Others with Fund 73

Many decisions are required during the establishment of an employee benefit trust fund (fund 73). These decisions are the sole responsibility of the school district. DPI does not make a determination regarding legality or risks associated with the trust including investments and debt. DPI does provide guidance on how to account for the activity for filing DPI required reports and determination of district aid eligibility.

For questions about this information, contact (608) 267-9114